Auditions

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra Announces AUDITIONS

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Audition by appointment:

2016-2017 WSO Performance Schedule

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017

To schedule an audition, please email a current resume to the following address no later than Friday, September 2nd, 2016, in order to secure a time slot. rciab@williamsportsymphony.org Williamsport Symphony Orchestra is a per-service orchestra, with an approximate 21 services minimum.

Section Violin

Repertoire List

  1. 1st movement of a standard concerto of your choice
  2. A movement of unaccompanied Bach or Telemann of your choice
  3. Choose One of the following excerpts to prepare:
    • Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 (1st movement, 1st page)
    • Mozart, Magic Flute Overture (2nd Violin part)
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 (1st movement, 1st page)
  4.  Choose One of the following excerpts to prepare:
    • Brahms, Symphony No. 2 (2nd movement)
    • Mozart, Symphony No. 39 (2nd movement)
    • Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5 (4th movement)
    • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 (4th movement)

Principal Viola

Repertoire List

  1. 1st movement of a standard concerto of your choice
  2. A movement of unaccompanied Bach or Telemann of your choice
  3. Excerpts: Strauss, Don Juan Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5 Berlioz, Roman Carnival
  4. Sight Reading as requested.

Section Viola

Repertoire List

  1. 1st movement of a standard concerto of your choice
  2. A movement of unaccompanied Bach or Telemann of your choice
  3. Choose One of the following excerpts to prepare:
    • Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo
    • Mozart, Symphony No. 35, 4th movement
  4. Choose One of the following excerpts to prepare:
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 (2nd movement)
    • Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5 (1st movement)
    • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 (1st movement)

Section Cello

Repertoire List

  1. 1st movement of a standard concerto of your choice
  2. One movement from a Bach Cello Suite
  3. Please prepare all of the following Excerpts:
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, 2nd and 3rd movements
    • Brahms, Symphony No. 2, 2nd movement
    • Mozart, Symphony No. 35, 4th movement
    • Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition, VI. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmulye

Section Bass

Repertoire List

  1. 1st movement of a standard concerto of your choice
  2. Please prepare all of the following excerpts:
    • Mahler, Symphony No. 1, bass solo
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, 2nd and 3rd movements
    • Mozart, Symphony No. 35, 4th movement